Empirical Methods

Author(s): 
E. Hormazabal, J. Pereira, G. Barindelli, R. Alvarez
Category: 
Rock Mechanics

The New Level Mine is a 130.000 tpd panel caving project set to start in 2017 at the El Teniente mine. VP-NNM CODELCO (Vice-President Office of the New Level Mine) is currently finishing a detailed engineering design of the underground mine. The evaluation considers, the design of the crusher Read more... about Geomechanical evaluation of large excavations at the New Level Mine - El Teniente

Author(s): 
E. Hormazabal, C. Soto, A. Russo and C. Carranza-Torres
Category: 
Rock Mechanics

The Chuquicamata Underground Mine project in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile is one of the largest planned mining projects in the world to use the method of block caving with macro-blocks option to mine copper ore.

VP-CODELCO (Vice-President Projects Office of the National Copper Read more... about Estimation of support requirement for large diameter ventilation shaft at Chuquicamata underground mine in Chile

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